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Constitutional Court dismisses appeal against Jokowi’s re-election

JAKARTA -- Joko Widodo or Jokowi has been confirmed winner of Indonesia’s 2019 presidential election, to lead the world's third largest democracy for the...

Jokowi or Prabowo? Constitutional court to announce decision

By Mohd Shukri Ishak  JAKARTA -- Jokowi or Prabowo? The Indonesian Constitutional Court (MK) is set to give its ruling on the republic’s presidential election...

Moderate earthquake hits North Sumatra

KUALA LUMPUR: A moderate earthquake registering 5.9 on the Richter scale, hit northern Sumatra, Indonesia at 1.57 pm today. In a statement, the Malaysian Meteorological...

Indonesia mourns as former first lady Ani Yudhoyono laid to rest

JAKARTA -- Just days before the Aidilfitri celebrations, Indonesians were mourning the passing of former first lady, Ani Yudhoyono, the wife of the nation's...

Indonesia : Jokowi leads Prabowo by 9.6 million votes

JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo who is defending his post in the 2019 Presidential Election is now comfortably ahead of his nearest challenger, Prabowo Subianto...

Mount Agung in Bali erupts again

JAKARTA -- Mount Agung on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali erupted yesterday (Sunday), spewing white clouds of smoke and ash into the air. The...

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake strikes Eastern Indonesia – No Tsunami warning

JAKARTA -- A 6.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's eastern Papua Barat province on Friday, but no tsunami warning was issued, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported...

Sunda Straits Tsunami death toll reaches 222

JAKARTA -- The death toll due to the tsunami in Indonesia’s Sunda Straits, which occurred without warning on Saturday night, has killed at least 222 people. Based on...

Crashed Lion Air Boeing 737 went into service only in August

JAKARTA -- The Lion Air passenger aircraft which crashed in Indonesia today was a new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane that went into service...

Embassy to help bring back remains of Malaysian killed in Lombok...

JAKARTA -- The Malaysian Embassy here is making arrangements to bring home the remains of the Malaysian woman killed in the earthquake in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Malaysia's Deputy...